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Black families increasingly choose to homeschool kids

Clip: 04/22/2018 | 10m 55s

In the last 15 years, the number of black children in homeschool has doubled from 103,000 to about 220,000. Black parents cite a number of reasons for homeschooling children, including concern over peer pressure and drugs at school -- but increasingly, they are also citing school-related racism as a reason to keep students at home. NewsHour Weekend's Ivette Feliciano reports.

Aired: 04/22/18

Rating: NR

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